The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Liolaemus nigromaculatus Wiegmann, 1834

Many-spotted tree iguana



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1834 or before

Rediscovered in 2013 or before

IUCN RedList status: Least Concern





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Wiegmann, A. F. A. (1834). Beiträge zur Zoologie, gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erde, von Dr. Meyen FJF, M.D.A.D.N. Siebente Abhandlung. Amphibien. Nova Acta Physico-medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum. Halle 17: 183-268.


Other references:

Troncoso-Palacios, Jaime and Garin, Carlos F. (2013). On the identity of Liolaemus nigromaculatus Wiegmann, 1834 (Iguania, Liolaemidae) and correction of its type locality. ZooKeys 294: 37-56.


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